Wire Protection and Management Leader HellermannTyton Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 29, 2013

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the addition of HellermannTyton, a global manufacturer of high performance cable fastening, connecting, routing, protecting, and identifying solutions.

HellermannTyton is a leading, global manufacturer of systems and solutions which help world-class customers better manage and identify wire, cable, and components. Located in over 34 countries, HellermannTyton offers an integrated approach in the design, manufacturing, and delivery of its products, which results in higher quality and lower costs for our customers.

"The partnership with Digi-Key is a genuine fit for us, we took our time to make sure both sides were aligned on goals and values, and we are very excited to begin this venture with Digi-Key," said Dan Martin, HellermannTyton vice president of sales.

Stemming from a corporate-wide philosophy of "customers first", HellermannTyton has invested substantial resources in product development, advanced manufacturing processes, top-level quality systems, and personnel and programs. By taking a systematic approach to their broad product line, HellermannTyton's range of products work well together to provide customers with the lowest installed costs in the industry.

"HellermannTyton's 'customer first' approach lends itself extremely well to Digi-Key's own," said Tom Busher, vice president, global interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product at Digi-Key. "We have always been committed to providing the best service possible to our global customers, and world-class suppliers such as HellermannTyton add tremendous value to our broad product line. Their superior products are a welcome addition and we look forward to the future of this partnership."

These quality products from HellermannTyton are available now for immediate shipment by visiting any of Digi-Key's global websites.

About HellermannTyton

HellermannTyton is a recognized manufacturer of high-quality cable ties, clamps, clips, connectors, cable management products, and identification systems for the electrical, industrial, commercial data, renewable energy, and telecommunications markets. HellermannTyton offers an integrated approach to design, operation, and delivery to optimize service and solutions for local and global customers. The company's engineered solutions and innovative products are designed and constructed to meet the strictest quality standards while delivering reliable implementation at the lowest cost. HellermannTyton is located in 34 countries, with North American headquarters in Milwaukee, WI. www.hellermanntyton.us

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.